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A unique New Jersey church where music, helping hands and historic preservation may offer salvation

Closed in 2011 and empty for five years, the former Goshen United Methodist Church on Delsea Drive in Middle Township, Cape May County has been reborn as the St. Babs, a "church of all religions," a place of culture, contemplation, and assistance for families and individuals who need it.
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A unique New Jersey church where music, helping hands and historic preservation may offer salvation

Closed in 2011 and empty for five years, the former Goshen United Methodist Church on Delsea Drive in Middle Township, Cape May County has been reborn as the St. Babs, a "church of all religions," a place of culture, contemplation, and assistance for families and individuals who need it.
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Unflinching hope in the Philly neighborhood that the most people have abandoned | Mike Newall

Twenty percent of Strawberry Mansion's population left. But that tells just part of the story.
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Unflinching hope in the Philly neighborhood that the most people have abandoned | Mike Newall

Twenty percent of Strawberry Mansion's population left. But that tells just part of the story.
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After nearly losing her home to fraud, she helps others hang onto theirs | Jenice Armstrong

Iris Henry almost lost her Mount Airy twin after her name was removed from its deed without her knowledge. Now she helps others hang onto their property as well.
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After nearly losing her home to fraud, she helps others hang onto theirs | Jenice Armstrong

Iris Henry almost lost her Mount Airy twin after her name was removed from its deed without her knowledge. Now she helps others hang onto their property as well.
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Transgender athletes who identify as female have an unfair advantage over girls in competition

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When a freshman congresswoman quizzed the head of the nation's largest bank, we got a taste of political representation the way it ought to be.

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The Fox drama's young Bruce Wayne has spent most of his teens playing a rising hero.

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